8 Things that are More Important to Success than Being Really, Really Smart

We tend to be quite harsh on ourselves in our younger years. We grow up believing – and often being told – that being a smart egg is everything. You should ace all your tests, top all your classes, get all the honours. Indeed the institutions that we are siphoned through (high school, university) makes us believe that being a child prodigy will endow you with a life of success.

But haven’t you ever wondered whether that crazy person on the street corner who sings songs about his toes has an IQ equivalent to Einstein? He may very well. Intelligence is a good measure of success, but it most definitely does not ensure it. Brains will only get you so far, unless you have the right personality traits that work as the vehicle for your ever-so-smart mind. Several characteristics, if non-existent, render intelligence useless.

Don’t believe me?

Keep reading below…

traits more important to success than a high IQ

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts

ENGIE: Energy, Innovation, and Business

Engie, on the outset, is a large multi-national conglomerate providing energy solutions through its electricity, natural gas and energy services. What is...

The Inside View of Working for the CAA

Amy Breckell is an aviation enthusiast, to put it mildly. Amy joined the Civil Aviation Authority direct from Uni, having...

Civil Aviation Authority; CAA; Your Chance to Help Keep Our Skies Safe

Who are the CAA? When each and everyone one of you heads to a UK airport, which organisation is it...

Happy Halloween – Phobias and Other Scary Things!

Ever wondered how unusual your phobia is? Or what scares people the most?  With phobias ranging from a fear of...

Employee Wellbeing – Why you should care about it

Much is placed on the importance of Employee Wellbeing nowadays, and with the influence of ‘start-up culture’ starting to be...